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Oct 11 2022

MCDB Seminar: "Deciphering the functions of extracellular matrix in the construction of the zebrafish olfactory circuit" by Marie Breau (Institut de Biologie Paris)

Tuesday, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Oct 11 2022

E&E Seminar: "Alien Invaders! Studies on the ecology and evolution of invasive parasites" by Jennifer Koop (Northern Illinois University)

Tuesday, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
4289 SELE
Oct 12 2022

Annual Christopher Comer Undergraduate Seminar- "What a bird can tell you about your brain" by Stephanie White (UCLA)

Wednesday, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Oct 14 2022

PhD Dissertation: "Indicators of stress & reproduction for management considerations in abundant deer & endangered ferrets" by Emily Potratz (Brown Lab)

Friday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
4289 SELE
Oct 18 2022

E&E Seminar: Cara Brook (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
4289 SELE
  • 2,000 Students declared BioS majors for the Fall '18 semester. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences showed a record enrollment gain of nearly 4% from last year.

  • 80 th US News & World Report, UIC's Department of Biological Sciences graduate program is ranked 80th nationally.

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31 tenure-track faculty, 10 non-tenure-track faculty, 1900 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students

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